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The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019

The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019 The state of prisons w Liam Martin: April 29, 2019, 22.44 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

A recent report was released into the conditions of three prisons by the Office of the INspectorate (Corrections), finding low staffing numbers were straining conditions.  These are different from the independent Ombudsman’s reports that have been coming out in recent years, and have been quite critical of prisons in Aotearoa. The report highlighted the difficulty facing mental health facilities, overcrowding, and violence in prisons. Last week some corrections officers called for prisoners who assault them to have their sentences extended I spoke with Dr Liam Martin from Victoria University about the report and corrections officers.

 

The Big Q: What is the code economy? How does it relate to the future of work? April 29, 2019

The Big Q: What is the code economy? How does it relate to the future of work? April 29, 2019 The Big Q: What is the code economy? How does it relate to the future of work? April 29, 2019, 21.48 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

What is the Code Economy? And what does it have to do with the future of work? Some people argue that machines will take over jobs, while others argue that perhaps humanity will reinvent work in a way that’s more aligned with what it means to be human. Maria Armoudian discusses these questions with Philip Auerswald.

The Big Q website: www.thebigq.org 

Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019

Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019 Zero Tolerance for Racism?: April 29, 2019, 29.64 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

On Wednesday the 1st of May the Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) will hold a hui at Waipapa marae called "Zero Tolerance?". The hui aims to focus discussion around experiences of discrimination, harassment and bullying at the University of Auckland to determine how the university can build a stronger, more effective policy against these issues. This comes in the wake of white supremacist groups appearing on campus and many students feeling like this is not properly addressed by the university. 

The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019

The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019 The Wire with Jemima: April 29, 2019, 97.83 MB
Mon 29 Apr 2019

This week on the Monday Wire, Jemima speaks to Auckland University Students Association Education Vice President, George Barton, regarding white supremacy at the University of Auckland campus. Southern Cross is back with the latest in Pacific news. Lachlan talks to Doctor Liam Martin from the University of Victoria about a recent report into prisons and calls for prisoners that assault prison officers to have their sentences extended. Finally, Jemima speaks to Green Party co-leader, James Shaw, about the impact of the tourism industry on greenhouse gas emissions. 

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019

The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019 The Wire with Lillian: March 27, 2019, 116.39 MB
Sat 27 Apr 2019

On Dear Science today with AUT’s Marcus Jones we talk about a possible solution to the storage of renewable energy problem, the identity of jack the ripper, and an update on the all female space walk.

We speak to a representative of the organisers of the Jummah Remembrance vigil that happened in the domain Friday night who responds to those saying the vigil became too “political”

Sherry speaks to Helen Bowen, a criminal barrister, on Restorative justice and the positive impacts for the victim, offender and community affected. .

And lastly, Rosabel Tan from the Pantograph Punch talks us through some of the talks they’ve organised recently for the Auckland Arts Festival

 

This day in history: 26th April, 2019

This day in history: 26th April, 2019 This day in history: 26th April, 2019, 25.41 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

This day in history goes back to 1960 for the resignation of South Korean President Syngman Rhee, after mass protests.

The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019

The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019 The Safety Net:April 26th, 2019, 22.14 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

Louis speaks with Martin Cocker from Netsafe about the government's plans to restrict violent and extremist content on the internet.

The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 26th of April, 2019, 128.16 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019

Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019 Urban Advisory on Shaping New Zealand Cities: April 24, 2019, 32.21 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

Cities in Aotearoa need improvement. Urban Advisory is a group aimed at implementing diversity, new design and new living expectations to affect real change in how we shape our urban centres. Lillian Hanly spoke to Greer O'Donnell from the Urban Advisory about their vision for Aotearoa. 

Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019

Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019 Canning the Capital Gains Tax: April 24, 2019, 18.68 MB
Wed 24 Apr 2019

Last week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the government would be canning the discussions around implementing a capital gains tax. Auckland Action Against Poverty coordinator, Ricardo Menendez March, says this is disappointing. Jemima speaks to Ricardo about how the government's decision will affect New Zealanders.